Woman's hat

probably American
1950s


Object Place: probably United States

Dimensions

Overall: 12.4 x 10.8 x 12.7 cm (4 7/8 x 4 1/4 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

2001.677

Medium or Technique

Wool felt, trimmed with cotton velvet and glass beads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Woman’s hat, calot shape to cover back of head (1/4 of a sphere) of gray wool felt, trimmed with gray and yellow-gold velveteen piping with bow and black glass beads. Label: “Lord and Taylor Fifth Avenue”

Provenance

Worn by Felicia M.S. Dauterman (donors' mother); inherited by Eunice Dauterman Maguire, Dana Dauterman Ricciardi, and Merrill Dauterman Wheeler, January 2001; gift to the MFA, 2001.

Credit Line

Gift of the daughters of Felicia M. S. Dauterman